Cristina Rabadán-Diehl is the director of the Office of the Americas in the Office of Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to serving in this position, she worked for more than twenty years at the U.S. National Institutes of Health as a research scientist and administrator.    


Connecting evidence to policy is a challenge worldwide but especially in Latin America, where resources are scarce and politics unpredictable.